‘The November of 1902 was living up to that season’s reputation and I could scarce see the other side of Baker Street from the front window of number 221B. But my friend Sherlock Holmes seemed rather uninterested in my remarks concerning the weather and …’
So begins yet another stunning adventure from the prolific pen of Val Andrews. A famous entertainer is invited by the King to give a command performance at Sandringham and tragically the brilliance of the performance is marred by the unexpected disappearance from the music room of a priceless painting.
Sherlock Holmes undergoes the most awful experience (possibly the worst that man can endure) in this story, and his powers of deduction are stretched to the absolute limit as he unravels yet another mystery from the fertile imagination of Val Andrews.